History of the Stadacona Band
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Lt. Alfred Zeally....Founder of Canadian Navy Bands. ( Photo donated by Mr. Garth Trider ) Click for larger image

In the Dockyard 1940: Click for larger image In the Dockyard: Click for larger image Visit to Toronto 1941: Click for larger image At the Wet Canteen 1941: Click for larger image Stadacona Band early 1960s Flipside of Stadband Early60s Bonaventure, and Band, leaving Belfast Ireland: Click for larger image Ship's Band HMCS Bonaventure: Click for larger image Wrens prepare to join the Stad Band 1945: Click for larger image Wrens on parade with the Stad Band 1945: Click for larger image Day of Prayer after VJDay 1945: Click for larger image Stad Band on parade in Halifax 1941 Band - 1942: Click for larger image Dockyard - 1942: Click for larger image Stadacona  Dance Band during WWII: Click for larger image 1st Newfoundland Band - HMCS Avalon: Click for larger image List of names from HMCS AVALON photo: Click for larger image Dockyard sometime before 1944: Click for larger image Stad Band 1950: Click for larger image Stad Band at the Canadian National Exhibition Toronto 1941 lead by Drum Major Doug Hunter: Click for larger image Stadacona Band 1947 or 1948 If ya can't take a joke......... Stad Band and their 'Transport' at Ft. Churchill Manitoba Feb 13th 1955 Remembrance Day 1943 Grande Parade Halifax 'Old Man River'  PO2 John 'Andy' Andrusyk: Click for larger image Stad Band at Stadacona 1981: Click for larger image Trumpet Quartet rehearsal late 60s: Click for larger image Stad Band and maybe the Artillery Band at Grande Parade Halifax Stad Band Trombone Section early 60s maybe..... Dance Combo date unknown..... Refreshing pause..... Reverse side of 'Refreshing pause' Stad Band at Stadacona 1953 Stad Band 1949 Stad Band in the Drillshed at Stadacona 1952 Looks like the 'Old' Bandroom in Stadacona 1947 In Holland around 1972 Doing something other then playing Trumpet  Frank Ridgeway with Piccolo Trumpet: Click for larger image Barrington Street or Gottingen Street,  Halifax Ken Erskine ( Snare Drum ) and Stu Potts ( French Horn ) 1958: Click for larger image  Woodwinds Mid to Late 60s: Click for larger image  'Soupy' Campbell, Vern Murphy and Bob Mercer : Click for larger image  Bill French 1958: Click for larger image  Bill French 1956: Click for larger image  Click for larger image  Photo from local newspaper 1943: Click for larger image Having a 'scuff' in Dockyard - 1943: Click for larger image Stad Band Christmas card 1965: Click for larger image Command Performance 1965: Click for larger image



Below are a few pictures taken from some
aging video tapes of the annual Christmas television show
presented by the Stadacona Band.
'Command Performance' aired from 1965 to 1985.
These pictures are from 1977



1977

Command Performance 1977 Command Performance 1977 Command Performance 1977 Command Performance 1977 Lou LePage (left) and Walt Perkins Horn Section 1977